GLOBAL - Goldman Sachs has added four key portfolio managers to its hedge fund strategies group, two of whom will be based in London.
Arne Hassel has moved within Goldman Sachs to head the group’s investment and business efforts outside of the US. He is responsible for covering multi-strategy managers and the tactical view concerning sector weights. Nadja Pinnavaia, who joined Goldman Sachs in January 1995, joins Hassel as a strategy specialist focused on the relative value and event driven sectors within Europe.
Most recently Hassel headed up global currency management within Goldman Sachs Asset Management, London. He remains a member of the asset allocation committee. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Hassel was responsible for European fixed income and currency management at SEB Fonder, now Enskilda Asset Management.
Additionally, in the US, former director of research and a managing director at Arden Asset Management, Peter Ort assumes responsibility for the event driven and relative value sectors. Peter Ort heads up merger arbitrage, special situations and distressed debt strategies, reporting to Jones. He joins the firm from software company Smartleaf in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The hedge fund strategies group constructs hedge fund portfolios for both institutional and private clients.
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